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Local teen writers build relationships, strengthen skills at international conference

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 08-14-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

This month, Grand Rapids area students Maeve Wilbourn and Aliya Hall had the opportunity to travel to San Francisco to attend the International Congress of Youth Voices as student delegates. The young women were attending as representatives of Grand...

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Catalyst Radio: Aquinas Contemporary Writers Series features John D'Agata on Thurs., Oct. 30

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we preview the current edition of the Contemporary Writers Series at Aquinas College, which brings to Grand Rapids...

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Roberta F. King shares story of son's life in "He Plays a Harp"

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 04-29-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Roberta F. King’s memoir, “He Play’s a Harp,” will be officially released May 11. The memoir is a collection of essays about the life and death of her son Noah, who was born prematurely with cerebral palsy and lived for 17...

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Mothers, Sisters, Daughters

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 04-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

On Sunday, April 22 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Volunteer Missionary Movement is sponsoring a fundraising event featuring bestselling author Edwina Gateley. Her latest book, "Mothers, Sisters, Daughters – Standing on their Shoulders,"...

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Catalyst Radio: Tommy Allen talks about his writing, passion for creativity

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-06-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Tommy Allen has worked in Grand Rapids as a journalist in a variety media, largely focusing on art and creative efforts. Allen currently serves as...

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Catalyst Radio: Tom Burke is finding out if his speech is free

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-30-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Grand Rapids resident Tom Burke has been writing and publishing in various forums, primarily expressing solidarity with anti-apartheid and anti-...

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Catalyst Radio: Meet citizen journalism reporter Rob Cole

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-27-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio features one of the citizen journalism reporters publishing on our news site, The Rapidian. With more than a dozen...

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Pax Christi - Grand Rapids Connections

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 03-31-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids were well represented at the 29th Annual State Conference of Pax Christi Michigan. The 2010 conference was held at Mercy High School in Farmington Hills on March 27, 2010. Attending from the Grand Rapids area...

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Sensitivity

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 03-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

This is the third in a series of eight brief reflections written by Sister Mary Navarre, OP. A long-time teacher and thought-provoking poetic writer, Sister Mary is a member of the Leadership Team of the Dominican...

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